The End of the Folded Map
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2010.
Matthew Nienow holds an MFA from the University of Washington, where he was the Lauren D. Milliman Fellow. He currently attends the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in preparation for opening his own boat shop. Author of poetry chapbooks The Smallest Working Pieces and Two Sides of the Same Thing, his poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Atlanta Review, Best New Poets 2007, Cincinnati Review, Indiana Review, New England Review, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, and Willow Springs. He is a recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the University of Washington, and Seattle's 4Culture.
"Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2010, Matthew Nienow's The End of the Folded Map charts the jagged frontiers of memory with lines of metrical precision and imagistic inventiveness, rendering an atlas of our collective humanness. " — Pauline Uchmanowicz, final judge